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Judges Needed for MSU College of Law Oral Advocacy Competition

Professor Jeremy Francis, a legal writing professor at the Michigan State University College of Law, is seeking judges to volunteer for the 1L oral advocacy competition.  The competition is taking place between April 7 and April 12, 2018.  Please click on the picture above for more details.  

By |2018-03-05T23:36:55+00:00March 5th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Judges Needed for MSU College of Law Oral Advocacy Competition

Presentation on Security for Judges

Ever wonder whether you are taking the right precautions to ensure your safety and that of your family?  Click on the image below to watch a presentation made by Michigan Supreme Court Security Specialist Dennis MacDonnell at last month's MJA Executive Board Meeting.

By |2018-02-03T16:42:50+00:00February 3rd, 2018|News|Comments Off on Presentation on Security for Judges

Article on Independent Factual Research Using the Internet

  Judge Michelle Rick, Co-Chair of the Outreach Committee, recently submitted a link to American Bar Association Formal Opinion 478 addresses judges' use of the internet to conduct independent factual research on participants or facts in pending proceedings. Please click HERE to access the Member's Area and read this informative article on a topic that [...]

By |2018-01-05T20:25:06+00:00January 5th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Article on Independent Factual Research Using the Internet

Materials For the January 9, 2018 Executive Board Meeting

The agenda, draft minutes, SCAO update, and other materials for the Executive Board Meeting are now available in the MEMBER'S AREA! For more information on meeting location, dates and times, please check out the UPCOMING EVENTS PAGE.

By |2018-01-05T19:02:42+00:00January 5th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Materials For the January 9, 2018 Executive Board Meeting

Looking for Suggestions

The virtual suggestion box, of course! The MJA Outreach Committee is looking for YOUR suggestions for themes or topics for the 2018 Annual Conference.  Please feel free to contact any member of the Outreach Committee or by clicking HERE with your ideas and suggestions. Thank You!

By |2017-10-23T19:22:51+00:00October 23rd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Looking for Suggestions

Executive Board Meeting September 19, 2017

The next MJA Executive Board Meeting will be Tuesday September 19, 2017 The meeting will take place at the usual location at the University Club on campus at MSU. Committee Meetings begin at 10:30, with the Executive Board Meeting beginning at 1:00 Please click here to access the Member's Area and the agenda and other [...]

By |2017-09-15T20:39:31+00:00September 15th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Executive Board Meeting September 19, 2017

MJA Conference Will Feature Solar Eclipse

  As part of its tireless search for new and innovative programs, the Outreach Committee is pleased to announce that it was able to arrange for a .8 magnitude solar eclipse to occur on Monday afternoon of the 2017 Conference!  To enhance your viewing pleasure and prevent potential blindness, MJA has ordered "eclipse glasses" that [...]

By |2017-08-06T23:17:00+00:00August 6th, 2017|News|Comments Off on MJA Conference Will Feature Solar Eclipse